07/24/2013, 02:07 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Google in which it will license standard-essential patents it obtained from Motorola under FRAND terms.
07/22/2013, 06:07 pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit gave notice on Monday that it will hear a cross-appeal of Judge Richard Posner's 2012 decision to dismiss an Apple v. Motorola FRAND patent case, with appeal proceedings scheduled for September.
07/19/2013, 03:07 pm
The ongoing patent struggle between Apple and Samsung recently came close to an end according to a new report that also says the two firms are once again working together to close the book on their worldwide legal struggle.
07/17/2013, 11:07 am
The executive arm of the European Union has indicated that Google will need to do more in order to satisfy an ongoing antitrust case against the search giant.
07/16/2013, 10:07 am
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has scheduled a major confrontation between Apple and Samsung for August 9 regarding potential sales injunctions.
07/11/2013, 09:07 am
The big winner in the U.S. government's antitrust victory over Apple is Amazon, experts say, as the online retailer will now be able to price e-books however it wants.
07/10/2013, 11:07 am
Apple will appeal a federal judge's decision that the iPad maker conspired with publishers to raise the prices of electronic books, with a spokesperson for the Cupertino company saying it has done nothing wrong in its dealings with publishers.
07/10/2013, 09:07 am
The U.S. government has succeeded in its federal antitrust suit against Apple, as the judge presiding over the case has determined that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books.
07/09/2013, 09:07 pm
In a filing with the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday, Apple requested the body stay an import ban against older model iPhones and iPads while a court considers an appeal on the ruling.
07/09/2013, 02:07 pm
A two-year saga surrounding the use of the term "App Store" has come to an end with Apple dropping its lawsuit against e-retail giant Amazon — a development that will allow both companies to use the term for their respective digital markets.
07/09/2013, 11:07 am
In a move that could considerably reshape the timeline for its ongoing patent struggle with Apple, Samsung has requested an entirely new trial over whether or not it violated the so-called "rubber banding" patent used in the iPhone and other devices.
07/03/2013, 11:07 am
In its ongoing patent infringement complaint against Google, location services company Skyhook Wireless asserts that Google co-founder Sergey Brin disparaged Skyhook's technology in discussions with Apple.
07/03/2013, 10:07 am
Apple's iPhone is at the center of another patent dispute, as the Trustees of Boston University have filed suit against the Cupertino company, alleging that not only the iPhone 5 but also the iPad and MacBook Air infringe on a BU professor's patent.
06/27/2013, 09:06 am
A judge this week rejected Apple from adding Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone to an existing lawsuit, causing Apple to signal it may file a new suit to target the device.
06/26/2013, 07:06 pm
New documents have been revealed detailing Apple's arguments against a U.S. International Trade Commission decision that granted Samsung a ban on the iPhone 4 and iPad 2, with the Cupertino company saying the repercussions of such an injunction extend far beyond America's borders.
06/25/2013, 06:06 pm
A German court is preparing to issue a tentative ruling on an Apple assertion that Samsung is guilty of unfair competition practices in deliberately copying the look of the iPhone and iPod, and one report claims the court will side with Apple.
06/25/2013, 08:06 am
Facing an antitrust lawsuit from the European Union for allegedly abusing its ownership of standard-essential patents, Samsung has reportedly begun talks with regulators to settle the charges before a trial can begin.
06/25/2013, 02:06 am
A Japanese high court on Tuesday upheld a decision to dismiss a patent suit leveled by Apple against Samsung, rejecting the Cupertino company's appeal of the ruling lodged some eight months ago.
06/24/2013, 10:06 am
Apple's victory in a high-profile patent infringement case will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to revisit the lawsuit filed by Mirror Worlds LLC.
06/24/2013, 09:06 am
Apple appears to have finalized the details of its settlement agreement for a class action suit over in-app purchases on iPhones and iPads, with the Cupertino company offering millions of dollars in refunds and iTunes credits.